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2014-06-09 04:21:06

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Karan, former lead guitarist for the post Grateful Dead band, The Other Ones, and Joe Pulitano, drummer for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Deadbeat, who are both stage IV oral cancer survivors, recently teamed up to play three benefit concerts in the North East to raise money for the Oral Cancer Foundation and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Following Deadbeat's benefit performances this spring, with Mark playing...

2013-06-04 23:23:27

Author Pargash Giorgi shares hope and insights on how to live well after surviving cancer Australia (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer have allowed cancer patients to survive and live more years after their diagnosis. To some patients, however, the struggle does not end there. It is not uncommon for cancer survivors to feel physical, emotional, social, spiritual and even financial pressures...

2012-09-12 23:04:23

NOCC event celebrates efforts to illuminate Chicago skyline teal in September during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) Illinois Chapter is hosting its annual event, the Teal Lights Celebration & Fundraiser, at the Metropolitan Club in Willis Tower on Friday, September 21st. Miss Illinois USA, Ashley Hooks, will be the keynote speaker. Ashley´s mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just a...

2011-05-31 05:00:00

SEATTLE, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the celebrated words of Gilda Radner, "It's always something." In this case, it's something positive and hopeful which isn't always easy when you are talking about cancer. But this is the everyday mission of the Seattle chapter of Gilda's Club. Gilda's Club is named for the beloved comedienne whose husband Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, founded a free cancer support organization in her name after she died of ovarian...

2009-10-02 16:39:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, survivors and generous souls alike will gather to celebrate 'the girls' at the Surviving to Thriving Breast Fest Burlesque Show and Auction supporting the You Can Thrive! Foundation (YCT). The event, including an unconventional burlesque show, silent auction and raffle, will take place on Monday, October 26th from 7 to 11 p.m. at Don Hill's in SoHo (511 Greenwich Street, NY). All proceeds from the fun carnivale fundraiser...

2009-05-14 12:13:51

Hollywood producer Jon Peters is planning to write a tell-all book that reveals intimate details about his ex-girlfriend Barbra Streisand. The New York Post said Peters sold a proposal for his memoir, Studio Head, to Harper-Collins last month for $700,000. In the proposal, Peters admitted he wanted to kill Ray Stark, producer of Funny Girl and The Way We Were, after hearing Stark, an ogre of male chauvinistic casting-couch sexual entitlement, had molested both Lesley Ann (Warren) and Barbra...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.